QUFA Digest Emails: March 2020

QUFA Event: Freedom of Speech – Please join us on April 2 at 2pm, Agnes Etherington Art Centre, to hear Michael Lynk speak.  Save the date!  More information to follow by email. QUFA Open Council Meeting – Ann Tierney and Stephanie Simpson will join us on April 15 between 3-5pm, → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: February 2020

1. Nominations are now open for some Executive Committee positions. As well, the Nominations Committee is looking for 2 members who are not on QUFA Council or Executive to serve on the committee and help with contacting potential QUFA volunteers. Please contact Jordan Morelli (VP) at morelli@queensu.ca or Leslie Jermyn → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: January 2020

1. QUFA Annual Lecture: Fossil Fuel Divestment Campaigns – Lessons from the University of California. Save the date and join us on January 30 from 3-5:30 pm in the George Teves Room at the University Club. For more information please see https://www.qufa.ca/event/divestment-queens-and-climate-change-reducing-the-carbon-footprint-at-queens/  All are welcome to attend this free event! → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: November 2019

QUFA Lunch and Learn  Having Difficult Discussions: November 11, 2019 (12:15 pm – 1 pm) Join us for soup and conversation at the University Club. https://qufa.ca/event/lunch-and-learn-having-difficult-discussions/ RSVP to ep43@queensu.ca  by November 9. Effective Communication: December 3, 2019(12:15 pm -1 pm) Join us for soup and conversation at the University Club. https://qufa.ca/event/lunch-and-learn-effective-communication/  → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: October 2019

Dear Members, QUFA Lunch and Learn – Having Difficult Discussions: November 11, 2019 (12:15 pm – 1 pm) Join us for soup and conversation at the University Club. RSVP to ep43@queensu.ca by November 6, 2019 https://qufa.ca/event/lunch-and-learn-having-difficult-discussions/ QUFA Council Meeting – Provost Visit:  November 14, 2019 (3 pm – 5 pm) → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: September 2019

Dear Members, The QUFA Digest resumes with the new term. For new QUFA members, the Digest is a short list of events or details we believe will be of interest to you. This month’s mailout is lengthier than usual but it contains some important deadlines, events and information. 1. Celebration → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: July 2019

Dear Members, A few matters have arisen that we want to bring to your attention. University Pension Plan Consent: The phase for non-union members of the Queen’s Pension Plan to consent and for retirees to object to moving to the UPP has ended. Sufficient consent was received from pension plan → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: March 2019

QUFA Annual Event: This year, instead of a lecture, QUFA is hosting a workshop on “Illness and Disability: Know Your Rights, Protect Your Future” on April 16, 2-3:30pm, University Club. There is more information on the topics and presenters here. Please RSVP to Elizabeth Polnicky at ep43@queensu.ca. QUFA Spring General → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: January 2019

Dear QUFA Members, As you may have heard, QUFA has negotiated terms for a new Collective Agreement (2019-2022) and for transitioning from the Queen’s Pension Plan (QPP) to the University Pension Plan (UPP) in 2021. The features of these tentative agreements were shared with members at the Fall General Meeting → Learn More

QUFA Digest Emails: November 2018

QUFA Lunches and Learns in November: All Welcome! The next workplace L&L is “Having Difficult Conversations” on Nov. 16 and the next financial planning L&L is “Reaping Harvest: Late Career Financial Planning” on Nov. 27 (both 12-1pm, University Club). More information here: https://www.qufa.ca/events/. As a light lunch is provided, please → Learn More